classification societies

classification societies

[‚klas·ə·fə′kā·shən sə′sī·ə‚dēz]
(naval architecture)
Private organizations which issue rules for the construction, equipment, and maintenance of merchant ships.
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IRClass is a Member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading international ship classification society, said its executive chairman, Arun Sharma, has been elected as the new chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), in a recent council meeting held in Busan, Korea.
Lloyd's Register is one of the world's largest marine classification societies. Its fuel oil bunker analysis and advisory service, or FOBAS, is widely used across the globe.
Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the board of executive directors RTA, received an International Safety Management (ISM) certificate code from the Bureau Veritas Group, a shipping classification organisation approved by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
Registered as a tin-free antifouling paint, Aquaterras has received approvals from all the major classification societies and is certified with no active ingredients in its Type Approval Certification.
The opening ceremony was attended by Charge d'Affaires of Azerbaijan in Greece Eldar Aliyev, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC Head Rauf Valiyev, International Authoritative Classification Societies (IACS) and the staff of the CJSC .
BOLLFILTER UK says after 10 years of carefully consulting with water treatment and sewage plant operators, followed by 5 years of intensive product development, rigorous testing, patenting and finally global certification by 40 classification societies, it can proudly present the aquaBoll.
The plant has been designed in accordance with the requirements and international standards of the IACS (International Association of Classification Societies).
In a statement yesterday, the yard said the certification affirms that tailshaft repairs done by it are carried out in accordance with the standards and rules of ABS, which is one of the leading global classification societies for quality assurance in marine-related facilities.
Khamis Juma Buamim, chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World also pointed out that a great deal can be achieved through strategic partnerships with established classification societies, experienced leadership, professional staff, and by applying leading edge technologies.
"We are handing over all technical issues related to the safety of vessels (to these classification societies).

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